The Telangana Government on Friday extended the tenure for a period of six months of Commission of Inquiry to Study the Socio Economic and Educational Status of Muslims in the State of Telangana, which is headed by retired IAS officer G. Sudhir as its Chairman.
The Sudhir Commission was constituted on March 3 this year under the Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1952, to enable the government to formulate policies for the upliftment of Muslims to bring them on par with other sections of Society with certain terms of reference. It was asked to submit a report to the government within a period of six months from the date on which it commences its inquiry.
Besides, retired IAS office G. Sudhir, retired lecturer MA Bari, economist Dr. Amir Ullah Khan and Prof. Abdul Subhan were also appointed as members of the Inquiry Commission. On August 26, the Chairman has requested the State Government to extend the tenure of the Commission further period from September 3 to March 31st. Based on this request, the State Government extended the Commission’s term up to March 31. (INN)